Feeling The Funk / Brag Party

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The other day I visited a friend I haven't seen for a few months.  She asked me what I'd been up to.  I couldn't remember, I searched my mind and decided I haven't done anything note worthy so I said "not much you know".  She looked at me puzzled and pointed out that social media ...

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The Comfort Zone

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You know that place, where you're relaxed and everything is ok... The place where you tend to be chilled, your pulse rate is down, your tongue isn't stuck to the roof of your mouth and you're generally not sweating. It's a happy place, you know where it is, you know your limitations within it and you ...

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Mother’s Day

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We all know that Mother's Day is really every day and we love, celebrate and appreciate being Mothers, as well as our own Mother's always. But seen as we have this day dedicated to us we thought we'd embrace it and ask some of the Mums we follow what their own Mother's mean/meant to them. Afua ...

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Hair Stories

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My hair story... I've had nearly every hairstyle known to Afro hair. When it comes to hair my mother should have only had sons! When I first started school I attended a very prestigious private school in Kensington. I was the only black girl in the lower school and there was another black girl in the ...

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Natural Hair and Wellbeing Event!

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On Saturday 25/03/17 we are collaborating with one of our ultimate faves Inspirational YOU to host a panel discussion on natural hair and wellbeing. We will be talking about what it means to be natural today and the perceptions of natural Afro textured hair.  You can purchase limited £5.00 tickets here.  Children are free. We will ...

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International Women’s Day

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For International Women's Day we thought we'd ask you guys which women inspired you. Your responses are eclectic, inspirational and emotional and we expected nothing less. So many women to choose! I've settled on Doreen Lawrence. I was a few months pregnant with my daughter when Stephen was murdered in April 1993 and I have thought ...

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Blaque Reads Recommends

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Wow. This book. I slept on it which makes me sad in that this greatness wasn't in my life earlier, but also so happy as I got to enjoy it just the other day. Homegoing is wonderful, the writing, the story development, the language, the cover. Where has Yaa Gyasi been all my life? Wherever it is, ...

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MR Readers World Book Day Recommendations

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As it's World Book Day and we're kind of in the process of beginning to discuss the possibility of maybe one day when we have time starting a book club, we asked a few of our Readers to share their favourite/recommended reads. 26a by Diana Evans Its a beautifully written debut novel about two mixed race sisters growing up and coming ...

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Natalie Leona on Motherhood.

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  As a Mum of 3 that runs her own Creative Business, how do you find/make time for yourself? I have to literally make a conscious effort to make sure I do something with the girls or family as a little time out at least once a month, just for my sanity really. My kids are as ...

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#HeyitsMRbloom

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#HeyitsMRbloom! We are collaborating with Cee founder of very witty motherhood blog, “Hey is That Me?’  to create a planting project and we would like you to join us!!   We think that planting fruit, vegetables and or plants is a wonderful way to get our children away from screens and engaged in an activity that is fun, educational ...

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